Hi Guys, Welcome to Your Gym Guide, In this Article we wil discuss on best plank for beginners and what are the benefits of plank workout.
What is plank workout?
In Simple work a plank exercises is an stealth core strength training, this planks for beginners looks easily but difficult to hold. All you need to do is to come to a position that is similar to push-up and hold the position for maximum time as you can hold.
Plank workout is benefits in many ways like:
plank exercise benefits
#1. Strengthens your core muscles.
#2. Better posture and improve balance.
As discussed on above point, plank workout is a full body workout so performing a plank workout will improve your body posture and as it strengthen your core you will have proper balance on your body.
#3. Reduce back pain.
plank exercise for back pain, many people are working in offices and continously on PC so this kind of people usually face back pain, Then as i said plank will reduce back pain.
but don’t worry if you get back pain while doing plank workout, it’s usual because doing plank more target will be on your abs and back. perform plank daily will increase your strength and reduce the back pain
#4. Improve Flexibility.
As you perform plank workout daily, your body will be become more flexible and stronger then before.
One of the best think is you can do plank exercises anywhere anytime.
Types of planks for beginners
#1. Regular Plank
#2. Elbow Plank
As you can in this below image, you just need to come in this exact position and hold it for more then 1 – 3 minute plank.
#3. Rocking plank
In this workout you just need to come in the position of elbow plank and slightly move you body forword and backward.
Here is third party recommended video for rocking plank
#4. Plank with arm up and foot up
In the workout you just need to come in regular plank position, and then just lift you arm up and then lift you opposite foot up likewise perform as much as reps as you can.
#5. Mountain Climbers
#6. reverse plank
Check out this post for full detail of reverse plank
Longest plank EVER – Guinness World Records
longest plank ever 8 Hours 15 minutes 15 seconds
Most people have difficulty planking for just minutes at a time, but at the age of 62, George has shown that it’s possible to push the boundaries at any age with perseverance and a strong mindset. The hardcore former US Marine and DEA Supervisory Special Agent is no stranger to record-breaking, but this record is truly incredible.
Watch now to see how long he could hold it for! You can read more about the record here 👉 http://bit.ly/GWR-PlankRecord